Florid, rich colour creates a visual entrapment in the works of Orlanda Broom. Wildly blossoming, excessive jungles are exuberantly portrayed in a whirlwind of colour. The paintings themselves warn of temptations. Tempestuous juxtapositions are explored through the human desire to explore yet the dangers that we should inevitably fall upon; not just in the nature we explore, but also, consequently in the losing of ourselves. The intoxicating use of colour, may lead us astray with their bewitching beauty. The paintings are a testament to human desire whilst also satisfyingly leaving no proof of our, or other animal existence. These works beseech a world untouched, unblemished, blooming and completely unattainable.
Orlanda Broom has exhibited regularly in London and Internationally. Her paintings have been selected for curated shows and competitions including Threadneedle Prize, NOAC, BEEP and the RA Summer Exhibition. In 2016 Orlanda completed a major commission (4m x 4m) for the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in New York.